The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 31 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 22 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.66% 3.57% 8.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 14.68% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £384 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +84.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £434 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £113.75 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+22.46% +21.05%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
143 109 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.30% 24.33% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 63 45
Average daily rate £350 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £49.52 £40.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% -26.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -4 7 £333 -26.92% 5
Gloucester 0 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 52 (59.09%) Java
2 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (45.45%) J2EE
4 37 (42.05%) SQL
4 37 (42.05%) Security Cleared
5 33 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 33 (37.50%) XML
6 26 (29.55%) Finance
6 26 (29.55%) Hibernate
6 26 (29.55%) JPA
7 22 (25.00%) .NET
8 21 (23.86%) HTML
9 20 (22.73%) C#
9 20 (22.73%) MVC
10 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET
12 16 (18.18%) SOAP
12 16 (18.18%) C
12 16 (18.18%) REST
13 15 (17.05%) T-SQL
13 15 (17.05%) Scrum
13 15 (17.05%) Spring
14 14 (15.91%) Spring MVC
14 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
15 12 (13.64%) Oracle
15 12 (13.64%) EJB
15 12 (13.64%) JBoss
15 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
15 12 (13.64%) JAXB
15 12 (13.64%) JSF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.64%) JBoss
2 10 (11.36%) Mule
3 8 (9.09%) IIS
4 4 (4.55%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 11 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.36%) JUnit
3 10 (11.36%) JIRA
4 8 (9.09%) Maven
5 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.41%) Selenium
6 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.14%) MSTest
7 1 (1.14%) NUnit
7 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.14%) TestNG
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.09%) Marketing
2 8 (9.09%) Electronics
2 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (79.55%) Developer
2 39 (44.32%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Tester
5 8 (9.09%) Functional Tester
6 7 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.41%) webMethods Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.27%) C++/Java Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.45%) J2EE
2 33 (37.50%) XML
3 26 (29.55%) Hibernate
3 26 (29.55%) JPA
4 22 (25.00%) .NET
5 21 (23.86%) HTML
6 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET
7 16 (18.18%) SOAP
7 16 (18.18%) REST
8 15 (17.05%) Spring
9 14 (15.91%) Spring MVC
10 12 (13.64%) JSF
10 12 (13.64%) EJB 3.0
10 12 (13.64%) JAXB
10 12 (13.64%) EJB
11 9 (10.23%) CSS
11 9 (10.23%) XSL
11 9 (10.23%) WSDL
11 9 (10.23%) XML Schema
11 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) DTV
2 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) UNIX
3 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.73%) MVC
3 15 (17.05%) Scrum
4 12 (13.64%) BDD
4 12 (13.64%) TDD
4 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.23%) DevOps
7 8 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 8 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 7 (7.95%) Analytics
9 5 (5.68%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.68%) Software Delivery
10 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.55%) OO
11 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.09%) Java
2 37 (42.05%) SQL
3 20 (22.73%) C#
4 16 (18.18%) C
5 15 (17.05%) T-SQL
6 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.36%) C++
7 10 (11.36%) Python
8 7 (7.95%) VB
9 6 (6.82%) VB6
10 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.41%) Ruby
11 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Security Cleared
2 33 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Puppet
2 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
3 5 (5.68%) webMethods
4 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) Rackspace